Peer Review Publications (selected):
2004    Osage Art (with Garrick Bailey).  University of Washington Press.  Seattle.

1999    Peyote Religious Art: Symbols of Faith and Belief.  University Press of Mississippi. Jackson.

Articles and Book Chapters-

In press   Evolving Traditions in Southern Plains Clothing, in, eds., Jill Ahlberg Yohe and Janet C. Berlo, The Danforth Collection. Saint Louis Art Museum and University of Washington Press.

In press    Chiefs, Brides and Drum Keepers: Material Culture, Ceremonial Exchange and Osage Community Life (with Jim Cooley), in, ed. Jason Baird Jackson, Material Vernaculars: Objects, Images and their Social Worlds. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

2016    Peyote Arts in Motion: Religious Diffusion, Artistic Exchange, and Museum Collections, in, eds., Nancy Blomberg and John Lukavic, Art in Motion: Native American Explorations of Time, Place and Thought. Denver Art Museum and the University of Oklahoma Press, pp.62-81.

2015    Peyote Fan, in, eds., Pieter Hovens and Bruce Bernstein, North American Indian Art: Masterpieces and Museum Collections in the Netherlands. Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde. Frankfurt: ZKF Publishers.

2015   Contingent Collaborations: Patterns of Reciprocity in Museum(s) – Community Relationships (with Michael P. Jordan). Journal of Folklore Research 52:.

2014    Talking God and Father Peyote: Religious Pluralism and Contemporary Navajo  Art (with Dakota Stevens). CLS Journal of Museum Studies 8(1):1-20.

2014   Peyotism, in ed., Gaylord Torrence, Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky. Nelson Atkins Museum and Musée du Quai Branly. Skira Rizzoli, New York, pp. 241,266-69,282-83,302-03.

2014    Ethnobotany of Firewood in Osage Big Moon Peyotism (with Lauren Simons). Ethnobotany Research and Applications 12:325-339.

2014    Le Peyotisme, in eds., Gaylord Torrence and Sophie Chabonnière. Indiens des Plaines. .Coédition Musée du Quai Branly and Skira-Paris, pp. 241, 266-269, 282-283, 302-303.

2011   Painting a New Battle Tipi: Public Art, Intellectual Property and Heritage Construction in a Native American Community (with Michael Paul Jordan). Plains Anthropologist 56:191-209.

2011   Tipis in the Warrior Tradition (with Michael Paul Jordan), in, eds., Nancy Rosoff and Susan Kennedy Zeller, Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains. University of Washington Press, Seattle, pp. 145-163.

2010    Objects of Purpose–Objects of Prayer: Peyote Boxes of the Native American Church.  Museum Anthropology Review 4 (2)156-189. Bloomington.

2010    The North American Lotus (Nelumbo lutea Willd Pers.) – Sacred Food of the Osage. Ethnobotany Research and Applications, 8:249-53.

2008    Peyotism and the Native American Church, in, Garrick Bailey, ed., Indians in Contemporary Society, Volume 2, Handbook of North American Indians. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, pp. 317-26.

2008    Contemporary Navajo Peyote Arts, American Indian Art, 33 (4): 44-55, 94).

2004    The Osage Peyote Religion, in, Garrick Bailey and Daniel C. Swan, eds., Osage Art, University of Washington Press, Seattle,  pp. 108-135.

2004    Osage Dancing Societies and Organizations, in, Garrick Bailey and Daniel C. Swan, eds., Osage Art, University of Washington Press, Seattle, pp. 156-194.

2002    The Peyote Religion and the Native American Church, in, Sterling Evans, American Indians in American History, 1870-2001, Westport: Praeger Publishing, pp. 146-161 (reprinted from Daniel C. Swan, Peyote Religious Art: Symbols of Faith and Belief, Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 1999, pp. 3-22).

1999    Peyote Arts in the Collections of Gilcrease Museum.  American Indian Art, 24 (2): 36-45.

1998    Early Osage Peyotism.  Plains Anthropology 43 (163): 51-71.  Lincoln.

1990    West Moon- East Moon: An Ethnohistory of the Peyote Religion Among the Osage Indians. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Oklahoma.  University Microfilms Inc., No. 90-30634. Ann Arbor.

1989    Reproduction Differentials and Osage Population Dynamics, 1877-1907 (with Gregory R. Campbell). Memoirs of the Plains Anthropological Society 23 (2):  61-70.  Lincoln

1987    Locality as a Factor in the Band Organization of the Osage Indians: A Quantitative Analysis.  Occasional Papers of The Newberry Library, Number 8, pp. 1-22.  Chicago.

1985    Osage of the Pawhuska District Observe 100 Years of the Ilonshka Ceremonials. Chronicles of Oklahoma 63 (1): 90-97.  Oklahoma City.

1984    Oil Wealth and the Osage Indians, (with Stephen I. Thompson and Susan C. Vehik) in, Richard F. Salisbury and Elisabeth Tooker, eds; Affluence and Cultural Survival, 1981 Proceedings of the American Ethnological Society, pp. 40-52.  Washington.

1983    Contributions to the Process of Dhegihan Ethnohistory.  Papers in Anthropology 23 (2): 127-160. Norman.

1982  Plant Remains from the Bent and Abajo de la Cruz Sites, Otero County, New Mexico (with Paul Minnis and Leslie Raymer).  University of Oklahoma Ethnobotanical Report, Number 7.  Norman.

1980    Spatial Patterns in Homestead Selections: Band and Village in Osage Social Organization.  Papers in Anthropology 21 (2): 77-91. Norman.

Editorial Reviewed Publications (selected):


2003    Treasures of Gilcrease, revised and expanded edition (with Anne Morrand, Sarah Erwin and Kevin Smith).  Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association. Tulsa.

1995     A Preliminary Map Guide to Archaeological Materials in the Collections of the Gilcrease Museum. Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa.

1988    Children of Early America. Exhibition publication. Center for the American Indian. Oklahoma City.

1985    Osage Heritage (co-editor with Charles Pratt, Jr.).  Occasional Papers in Osage Culture and History, Number 6.  Hominy.


2014   Native Plants and Native Peoples, A Community Workshop. Museum Anthropology Review 8(2): 119-23.

2009    Preface, One Hundred Summers: A Kiowa Calendar Record, by Candace Greene. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln.

2009    Painting a New Black Leggings Tipi: Public Art and Community Discourse.  Anthropology News, Vol. 50, No 3, American Anthropological Association. Arlington.

2007    Native American Architecture, in, Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, Oklahoma Centennial Commission. Oklahoma City.

2007    Native American Beadwork, in, Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, Oklahoma Centennial Commission. Oklahoma City.

2007    The Native American Church, in, Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, Oklahoma Centennial Commission. Oklahoma City.

2007    Native American Traditional Arts, in, Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, Oklahoma Centennial Commission. Oklahoma City.

2000   Introduction, Anticipating the Dawn: Contemporary Art by Native American Women. Gardiner Gallery, Department of Art, Oklahoma State University.  Stillwater.

2000   Unpacking Peyote Boxes.  Gilcrease Journal 7 (2): 54-64.  Tulsa.

2003    Beading Lakota Style.  Gilcrease Journal 11 (2): 32-46.  Tulsa.

1998    Beaded Shoulder Bags of the Great Lakes Indians. Gilcrease Journal 6 (1): 48-57.  Tulsa.

1995    Issue Editor, Oklahoma Indian Art, Gilcrease Journal, 3 (2). Tulsa.

1995    Symbols of Faith and Belief: The Art of the Native American Church  (with Harding Big Bow), Gilcrease Journal 3 (2): 22-43.  Tulsa.

1994    In the Shadow of Cushing. Gilcrease Journal 2 (2): 10-19.  Tulsa.

1993    Festival Masks of Mexico.  Gilcrease Journal 1 (2): 36-38.  Tulsa.

1985   Osage of the Pawhuska District Observe 100 Years of the Ilonshka Ceremonials. Chronicles of Oklahoma 63 (1): 90-97. Oklahoma City.

Book Reviews:
1983    Ethnic Identity and the Boarding School Experience of West Central Oklahoma American Indians, by Sally McBeth, Chronicles of Oklahoma 61 (4), Oklahoma City.

Book Reviews (con’t):

2014     Hopituy: Hopi Art from the Permanent Collection, Heather Ahtone, Neil David Sr., Delbridge Honanie and Miland Lomakema. Museum Anthropology Review, Bloomington.

2013     Plains Indian Art: The Pioneering Work of John C. Ewers, Jane Ewers Robinson (ed.), Museum Anthropology Review, 7 (1-2):264-66, Bloomington.

2012     Oceania at the Tropenmuseum, David van Duuren, (ed.) Journal of Museum Studies, 6: 15-18, Norman.

2011     Generous Man Ahxs-i-tapina. Essays in Memory of Colin Taylor, Plains Indian Ethnologist. Arni Brownstone and Hugh Dempsey (eds.), Great Plains Research 21: 251, Lincoln.

2009    Comanche Ethnography, Thomas Kavanagh, Journal of Anthropological Research, Albuquerque.

2009    A Kiowa’s Odyssey: A Sketchbook From Fort Marion, Phillip Earenfight (ed.), Great Plains Quarterly, Lincoln.

2007    Voices From the Four Directions, Brian Swann (ed.), Journal of Western Folklore 65 (3), Long Beach.

1997    Indians and a Changing Frontier: The Art of George Winter, Ethnohistory 42 (1), Durham.

1990    Sundown, by John Joseph Mathews, The American Indian Culture and Research Journal 14 (2), Los Angeles.

1987     Bibliography of the Osage, by Terry Wilson, Chronicles of Oklahoma 64 (4), Oklahoma City.

1987    The Underground Reservation: Osage Oil, by Terry Wilson, Ethnohistory 34 (4). Durham.

1985    The Imperial Osage, by Gilbert C. Din and Abraham P. Nasatir, American Indian Quarterly 9 (1), Berkeley.